Climate crisis summit: Will COP28 be another copout?

The 28th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, due to take place between Nov 30 and Dec 12, 2023, in Dubai, has been dogged with controversy even before it begins because it's being held in an oil exporting nation and will be led by the CEO of the national petroleum corporation. — MICHAEL JOINER/360info

EVEN before 2023’s United Nations climate summit kicks off on Nov 30 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it is already mired in controversy.

Oil, along with coal and gas, account for over 75% of the carbon emissions responsible for warming the planet, yet not only is this meeting on how to stop global warming being hosted by the world’s sixth biggest oil exporter, it will also be headed by the boss of a national petroleum company.

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